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Poverty in California

By Sarah Bohn, Caroline Danielson, Patricia Malagon

This year's California Poverty Measure estimates describe poverty in 2019—using the most up-to-date data available—and so do not cover the economic impact ...

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California’s High Housing Costs Increase Poverty

By Patricia Malagon, Caroline Danielson

Aug 13, 2021 ... Many families across the state struggle to afford housing, and periods of rising home prices—such as the pandemic recession—can pose a ...


Geography of Child Poverty in California

By Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn

One-quarter of young children in California live in poverty. · Most poor families with young children have at least one working adult. · Coping with housing costs ...


Who’s in Poverty in California?

This interactive shows 2019 poverty rates across demographic groups in California, according to the California Poverty Measure (CPM).

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Poverty across California, 2017-19

This data set contains information on poverty for all of California's counties, congressional districts, state senate districts, state assembly districts, ...


Child Poverty and the Social Safety Net in California

By Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn

This report focuses on measuring material hardship among children across the state. Using the California Poverty Measure-which accounts for both family earnings ...


Poverty & Inequality

More than one in three Californians live in or near poverty. Through its California Poverty Measure and related analyses, PPIC builds understanding of key ...